About this recipe: Perfect for Christmas cakes, as well as special occasion cakes for weddings or christenings.
To ice your Christmas cake with royal icing, wait for the marzipan to dry on the cake for at least 24 hours. Then brush the marzipan with a bit of water, and spread with the royal icing. Allow the icing to harden, then decorate as desired.
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